Problems in America: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
Here in Minnesota, you are all the time encouraged to be only thinking money. Gyatsho Tssering Tibetan Becoming Americans, Economics, Generation Gap, Problems in America
There are few families who will stay Tibetan families. Gyatsho Tssering Tibetan Becoming Americans, Cultural Centers, Generation Gap, Problems in America
We have a lot of delinquency problems with the youth over here. Tashi Lhewa Tibetan Becoming Americans, Generation Gap, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
The change of culture was striking to this son. Tenzin Chodon Tibetan Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Education, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
People don’t have the time here. Tenzin Ngawang Tibetan Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Time, Problems in America
We can’t see our family. Tendell Sangmo Tibetan Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Time, Problems in America
If our American friends don't have to do it, why do I have to do it? Yang Cha Ying Hmong Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Generation Gap, Problems in America
If you want to be a farmer, to start a business, you have to have money. Mai Neng Moua Hmong Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Economics, Food, Work, Problems in America
Immediately after 9-11, there were major challenges. Abdisalam Adam Somali Becoming Americans, Discrimination, Religion, Problems in America
I always feel that we're under pressure and short on time. Abdisalam Adam Somali Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Time, Problems in America
It has been a real challenge, parental involvement in the schools. Abdisalam Adam Somali Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Education, Problems in America
Where do you pray? Abdisalam Adam Somali Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Religion, Problems in America
They have to make some accommodations. Hared Mah Somali Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Religion, Problems in America
You are like a little kid that cannot even speak. Hared Mah Somali Becoming Americans, Education, Language, New Immigrant Experiences, Problems in America
You're supposed to take care of your parents. Maryan Del Somali Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Family, Problems in America
When they go to school, they have another law that they must follow. Chamreun Tan Khmer Becoming Americans, Generation Gap, Problems in America
It's really frustrating for them to learn the other language. Chamreun Tan Khmer Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Language, Problems in America
Kids grow independent very quickly. Lincoln Gada Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Family, Problems in America
It's definitely a taught hatred, and it's taught ignorance. Deepak Nath Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Discrimination, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
I didn't grow up here. Kusum Saxena Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Generation Gap, Problems in America
I didn’t know what a library was. Nayana Ramakrishnan Asian Indian Becoming Americans, New Immigrant Experiences, Problems in America
You're the bridge. Rajiv Shah Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Bi-Cultural, Generation Gap, Problems in America
We didn't know how to ask anybody for directions. Pennamma Cherucheril Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Language, Travel to U.S., Problems in America
Sometimes we make our kids live in two different worlds. Deep Shikha Gupta Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Generation Gap, Identity, Problems in America
They did not expect the discrimination and prejudice that took place here. Belen Andrada Filipino Becoming Americans, Discrimination, Work, Problems in America
That really caused a change in the workshops. Belen Andrada Filipino Becoming Americans, Discrimination, Education, Problems in America
It was a very hard year. Maryam Beltran Shapland Filipino Becoming Americans, Education, Language, New Immigrant Experiences, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
I just never looked the part. Maryam Beltran Shapland Filipino Becoming Americans, Discrimination, Problems in America
The initial impression is always that we are subservient. Maryam Beltran Shapland Filipino Becoming Americans, Gender Roles, Identity, Work, Problems in America
The whole story behind refugees is that they’re running for their lives. Emiliano Chagil Latino Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Immigration Policy, Politics, Problems in America
I knew he wasn’t coming to tell me ‘Happy Easter’. José H. Trejo Latino Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Language, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
I was not given the interscholastic exams. José H. Trejo Latino Becoming Americans, Discrimination, Education, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
Sometimes we blame on anything our own inability to solve our own problems. Ramón León Latino Becoming Americans, Civic Engagement, Language, Work, Problems in America
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